StandUp to Racism Conference

Independence Live

Stand Up to Racism Conference, Sat 17th, 1pm – 5pm

INDEPENDENCE LIVE will cover the Stand up to Racism Scotland national conference to bring together speakers, organisations and other activists to discuss how to tackle the rise of Islamophobia, racism, anti-Semitism and how we defend civil liberties.

The news that a pregnant woman was assaulted, racially abused and tragically lost her baby in an attack in Milton Keynes is a horrible confirmation of the rise of racism.

The attack follows on from the murder of a Polish man, Arkadiusz Jozwik in Harlow, a further assault on two Polish men in the same town and another attack in Leeds.

Registration 12 to 1pm, register (free) for the Stand up to Racism Scottish Conference

The conference ​will feature an impressive line-up of speakers representing political, civil and trade union organisations in Scotland and includes: 
Sandra White, SNP MSP for Glasgow Kelvin
​Pauline McNeill, Labour MSP
​Helen Martin, Assistant Secretary, Scottish Trades Union Congress​
​Amal Azzudin​,​ Glasgow Girls Campaigner & community worker​
Ade Johnston, Sheku Bayoh Campaign
​Jock Morris, Glasgow Campaign to Welcome Refugees​
Mohammad N Asif, Director of Afghan Human Rights Foundation 
​Penny Gower, Edinburgh College EIS​
​Nicola Fisher, EIS ​Vice President​ 
Richard Haley, Scotland Against Criminalising Communities
​Charlotte Ahmed, Unite Against Fascism ​

Picture courtesy of Stand up to Racism

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